Role of Computers in Reading Skills

Anjali Hans
2013 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
Reading is a complex cognitive process of decoding symbols in order to construct or derive meaning (reading comprehension). It is a means of language acquisition, of communication, and of sharing information and ideas. Like all language, it is a complex interaction between the text and the reader which is shaped by the reader's prior knowledge, experiences, attitude, and language community which is culturally and socially situated. The reading process requires continuous practice, development,
more » ... nd refinement. Reading skills refer to the specific abilities that enable a person to read with independence and interact with the message. Students at the university do a lot of reading unlike in secondary school. Some tips to help in having good reading skills are active reading and styles of reading. This study examines the role of computers having advantages like Computer software is interactive, Computer software uses scientificallyassisted educational research, Computer software creates a "real" learning development, The interactive potential of Computer Assisted Learning, Power, Versatility. It has some disadvantages like effective demands, logistics and Methodological Limitations.
doi:10.9790/0837-1541519 fatcat:wdrs5twr2jgelfbhfzqdfxnijy